Who was the referee in the 1998 World Cup final?

Who was the referee in the 1998 World Cup final?

Said Belqola
Said Belqola (Arabic: سعيد بلقولة‎; August 30, 1956 – June 15, 2002) was a Moroccan Association football referee, best known for officiating the 1998 FIFA World Cup final between Brazil and France, being the first African referee to officiate a World Cup final.

Who won the World Cup for France in 1998?

France national football team
1998 FIFA World Cup/Champion

What does Pierluigi Collina make?

Pierluigi Collina net worth: Pierluigi Collina is an Italian former football referee who has a net worth of $4 million….Pierluigi Collina Net Worth.

Net Worth: $4 Million
Salary: $700 Thousand
Date of Birth: Feb 13, 1960 (61 years old)
Gender: Male
Profession: Financial adviser, Referee

When did Webb retire?

6 August 2014
On 6 August 2014, the Premier League announced that Webb had retired from active refereeing in order to take up the role of technical director of the Professional Game Match Officials Board.

Who won World Cup 1998?

South Africa
The 1998 ICC Champions trophy (officially known as Wills International Cup) was a One Day International cricket tournament held in Bangladesh….1998 ICC KnockOut Trophy.

Administrator(s) International Cricket Council
Cricket format One Day International
Tournament format(s) Knockout
Host(s) Bangladesh
Champions South Africa (1st title)

Who was in the final of the 1998 FIFA World Cup?

The final was contested by Brazil, who were the defending champions having won the previous FIFA World Cup four years earlier in 1994, and the host nation France, who had reached the final of the tournament for the first time. France won the match 3–0 to claim the World Cup for the first time, with the timing of the match two days…

Where did the 1998 FIFA World Cup bribes come from?

Blazer stated that “we facilitated bribes in conjunction with the selection of the host nation for the 1998 World Cup”. Since France won the selection process it was initially thought the bribery came from its bid committee. It eventually transpired that the bribe payment was from the failed Moroccan bid.

Where did the World Cup draw take place in 1998?

The qualification draw for the 1998 World Cup finals took place in the Musée du Louvre, Paris on 12 December 1995. As tournament hosts, France was exempt from the draw as was defending champion Brazil. 174 teams from six confederations participated, 24 more than in the previous round.

When was France chosen to host the World Cup?

Host selection. France was awarded the 1998 World Cup on 2 July 1992 by the executive committee of FIFA during a general meeting in Zürich, Switzerland. They defeated Morocco by 12 votes to 7.